Over the years, baby faced Lionel Messi has been painted by the media as a quiet, humble and good chap but has he been truly all those things. While many are quick to paint Cristiano Ronaldo as the bad boy, selfish lad and egotistical footballer, many tend to forger Messi’s worst deeds.
Given his four game ban for insulting the private parts of a referee’s mother, La Pulga’s worst moments come to mind.
Here are 7 times Messi proved to be the ultimate bad boy.
1. Serving a four game ban for insulting a referee’s mother
The latest of his deeds, Messi was banned by FIFA for his full mouthed tirade at an assistant referee